Sagaing Division Travel Guide

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Mingun

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Monywa

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Sagaing

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Katha

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Kalewa

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Mingun

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  • Mingun Street Food

    Mingun Restaurants

    It would be very nice if I could stop each and every street vendor selling all kinds of Burmese Snack and fruits. You can easily find french crepes in Burma, very popular for breakfast, lunch and dinner. :-))Stop and buy some of the snack, I didnt buy because I need to catch up with my other friends. :-)

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  • Girls with Tanaka

    Mingun Local Customs

    You see every girls, old and young Burmese ladies applied Tanaka on their cheeks. I find it very fascinating to see them with tanaka and sometimes with beautiful design of leaf, small whirls, round and heart-shaped. No wonder, all the women in Burma have the most beautiful complexion, no pimples or pigmentation. I have to try them :-))Picture 1 :...

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  • Taxi in Mingun

    Mingun Transportation

    Whistle.........Taxi....Taxi....!!!Hehe..Don't be surprised to find these Bullock carts as Taxi in Mingun. You can take the taxi from Mingun Paya to Hsinbyume Paya. Just a short distance, you can actually walk, but if you feel like sitting on a bullock cart, then go ahead and take pictures for rememberance.

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Monywa

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  • Pho-Win Daung caves - a lot of Buddhas !

    Monywa Things to Do

    After a short ride from Monywa southwestwards one crosses the ChindwinRiver by boat. From there, after passing the S&K copper-mine, a drive of about 45 minutes leads up to a small village in the Hpo Win Hills, where the caves are situated. The caves contain Buddhist statues, wood carvings and murals dating to the 17th and 18th centuriesCrowning the...

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  • 500.000 Buddhas in Thanboddhay

    Monywa Things to Do

    About 20 kms southeast of Monywa the relatively new Thanboddhay-Pagoda is to be seen. It was buildt between 1939 and 1952 and resembles the outer shape of the worldfamous Borobudur-Temple.It contains more than half a million of Buddha-statues, pictures and stuccos and offers great photographic opportunities !About 4 kms distant there is the...

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  • See Asias largest reclining Buddha !

    Monywa Things to Do

    A few kms from Monywa and after a 20minutes drive,famous Alantayar Pagoda can be found; it is the site of the largest reclining Buddha image in all of South East Asia. The sculpture is about 600 feet long.The view over the plane with its nearly hundreds of pagodas and Buddha-statues is most beautiful at sunset.

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Sagaing

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  • Sagaing Hill

    Sagaing Things to Do

    Sagaing is located about 20 km to the southwest of Mandalay on the opposite bank of the Ayeyaewady River. It is an important religious and monastic centre. The pagodas and monasteries crowd the numerous hills along the ridge running parallel to the river. This city was the capital of Sagaing Kingdom (1315–1364), one of the minor kingdoms that rose...

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  • Sitagu International Buddhist Academy

    Sagaing Things to Do

    This international Buddhist university is located at the foot of the Sagaing hills, about 20 km from Mandalay, a place well known for 1000 years of the pure practice of Theravada Buddhism.

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  • By pickup from Mandalay to Sagaing

    Sagaing Transportation

    Pickups are leaving when full from Mandalay, 84. street near 29. street (Zegyo market) via Amarapura to Sagaing near the trainstation and market, 400 Kyat.

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Katha

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  • By Train from Mandalay

    Katha Transportation

    Two trains go from Mandalay to Naba where you have to change to a bus or a pickup tricycle, US $ 17 for upperclass, uncomfortable, one arriving 11 pm, the other at 5 am. The bus in most likely full by the time you get out, the tricycle wants to be chartered, but if you are persistent you can share it with other people, 1000 Kyat ?, 45 minutes to...

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  • By Boat from Mandalay

    Katha Transportation

    Every second day, 5 am from and to Mandalay, 12 hours and more if you get stuck in a sandbar or delayed by fog. 36000 Kyat, seat only.There are also Inland Waterway boats every 2-3 days, going Mandalay to Bhamo, much slower, but with cabins about US$ 60, and cruise ships for US$ 1200.

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  • By Boat from Bhamo

    Katha Transportation

    Every day from and to Bhamo at 9 am, 7 or more (if you get stuck in a sandbar) hours, by Express boat, 15000 Kyat.

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